How Long you have been a Fan?

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by eagc7, Sep 14, 2011.

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How long?

  1. G1-G2 Era: 1984-1990s (its still going as comic books but you know what i mean)

    58.3%
  2. Beast Era: 1996-2000

    9.8%
  3. RID Era: 2000-2002

    4.5%
  4. Unicron Trilogy Era: 2002-2006

    12.1%
  5. Movie Era: 2007-2011

    12.9%
  6. Animated Era: 2007-2009

    2.3%
  7. Prime and Rescue Bots Era: 2010-Present

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. eagc7

    eagc7 TF Movieverse fan

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    I have been a fan since 2007 :p  (as you know due to the movies)
     
  2. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    An actual fan? 16 years.
     
  3. TrueNomadSkies

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    Probably since like 92/93 when I was maybe 5 or 6?

    I'm fuzzy on the exact time, but it was pretty much a case of starting at a young age, and then getting reborn ever so often when shit like Beast Wars & the movies came out. The latter of which had more to do with the toys than the movies themselves (not a hater or anything though), but the idea of an ongoing interest with different peeks seems to describe it well.
     
  4. Dinobot747

    Dinobot747 Chopperface

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    The movies dragged me in.
     
  5. Bountyan

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    Since 2007.
     
  6. Dinodigger97

    Dinodigger97 germinates within you.

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    Since G1...:cool: 
     
  7. rxlthunder

    rxlthunder Banned

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    RID, but I got more "serious" around Cybertron.
     
  8. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong.

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    Since TFs were what everyone wanted back in 1984, and Transformers was the coolest cartoon on Saturday morning TV.

    Ironically I got my first Transformer in '86.
     
  9. ErbFan28

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    RID got me into Transformers
     
  10. Guardian_Prime

    Guardian_Prime Autobot Leader

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    Been there since the beginning. G1 back in 84.

    Dinodigger and tikgnat you get a bro fist!
     
  11. SMOG

    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    The foundation of my fandom was predominately 1984-1987, so I guess that's where it started. But I'm not sure if being a "fan" as a kid is the same as being a fan as an adult.

    My adult fandom pretty much resurfaced around age 22, when some friends started playing on a TF MUSH for a lark. That got the nostalgia flowing.. but it wasn't till Armada that I started buying toys again... starting with Armada Nemesis Prime. It was a great figure, and I mostly blame it for re-igniting my robot collecting passion.

    zmog
     
  12. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Optimus, serving up the primest of ribs since 1984

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    Since 1984
     
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    Since, G1 was on Sunday mornings.
     
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  14. rxlthunder

    rxlthunder Banned

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    Hm.... gonna be honest, I always thought that it was Saturday mornings.
     
  15. Matrixbeast

    Matrixbeast Here comes a thought

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    Granted, that was in 91, but hey. I ran on old VHS recordings, G2 re-runs, and the movie :D 
     
  16. Goldlock

    Goldlock and don't call me Shirley

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    Start of the 90's when I took an interest in G1 (show) & G2 (figures)....then Beast Wars really had me hooked for life!
     
  17. Rodimal Magnus

    Rodimal Magnus A Touch of Destiny

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    1984
     
  18. Steevy Maximus

    Steevy Maximus Old School Snarkster

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    Off and on for almost 20 years, I never really "lost" my Transformers interest, and stayed relatively current on the media and toys all through Beast Wars and RiD.

    But as a hardcore collector? Since Armada, 2002.
     
  19. ComicGuy89

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    I've been a fan of Transformers since the Beast Era. I knew Transformers existed before that, but the aesthetic wasn't appealing to me until Beast Wars came about and shocked me out of my seat.
     
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    Unfortunately I wasn't alive for G1, but I used to wake up every morning at 6am for Beast Wars as a kid going to 1st grade... And ever since, I have been a fan... A/E/C were dark times though... Mostly because I didn't like the figure's gimmicks & lack of articulation & playability.. The series themselves were semi-decent though.